DeShon – Wilkins


SOUTH PARIS – James and Deborah DeShon of South Paris are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer DeShon of Dothan, Ala., to Eddie Wilkins of Dothan, Ala., son of Linda Terhark of Acworth, Ga., and Mike Wilkins of Dothan, Ala.

Miss DeShon is a 1996 graduate of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School and received her bachelor’s degree in business management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2000. She graduated from Delta Connection Academy in 2004 and is working as a first officer for American Eagle Airlines.

Mr. Wilkins is a 1995 graduate of North View High School in Dothan, Ala., and graduated from Delta Connection Academy in 2003. He currently works as a sales representative at Wholesale Wood Products in Dothan.

The couple met and became friends in 2004 when they both worked at the Delta Connection Academy in New Bedford, Mass. More than two years later they became “Eddie and Jennifer.”

The couple will exchange vows in September at the South Paris Baptist Church on Paris Hill, followed by a reception at the home of James and Deborah DeShon. They will reside in Alabama.